Pluto with Canon 60Da

Here is an image of Pluto taken on August 15, 2013 at 11:30 PM.  It's there, honest. Scroll down to see a blink comparison with a SDSS image of the same area.

 

Click on the image below to blink with a comparison image from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Object

Pluto 16 August, 2013

Exposure 8 minutes (16 X 30 seconds)
ISO 1600
Camera Canon 60Da DSLR
Optics

SkyWatcher 200 mm reflector with paracorr for a total of f/5.75.

Location

Marion Bridge, Nova Scotia

Processing Calibration, stacking, DDP stretch, high pass filtering, masked star reduction and background flattening in Images Plus 5.5. Image binned to resize for web display in Images Plus. Text and arrows added in Paint Shop Pro.